Item description for The Radical Cross by A. W. Tozer...
Overview The Radical Cross is a thought-provoking book that will challenge you to make the cross your own and live the passion of Christ. This compilation of Tozer's essays on the cross of Christ takes an in-depth look at the many meanings of the cross.
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Studio: Christian Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.11" Width: 5.28" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.405 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2006
Publisher WINGSPREAD PUBLISHERS #587
ISBN 1600661572 ISBN13 9781600661570
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More About A. W. Tozer
A. W. Tozer (1897 1963) began his lifelong pursuit of God after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio, at the age of seventeen. The self-taught theologian committed his lifeto the ministry of God s Word as a pastor, teacher, and writer. For his flowing prose, Spirit-filled words, and deep conviction, many have called him a modern-day prophet. He is the author of the beloved classic The Pursuit of God and dozens of other works."
A. W. Tozer was born in 1897 and died in 1963.
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The survey of the wondrous cross Jan 2, 2009
A.W Tozer uncovered the mystery of the cross from its application to "salvation from sin","sanctification", and the "final salvation"
Great man of God Jun 5, 2008
AW Tozer was a godly man. I have never read one of his books without being convicted and that is a good thing. I fear that we have very few uncompromised preachers like him today which is sad.
The Great Nexus of His-Story as it applies to the lives of the believer. Jun 1, 2007
Be forewarned: After reading this book, you will be held accountable for its contents!
This book is NOT for those who are satisfied with their walk with God. I know this sounds "harsh," and "negative," but one can only say what is on one's heart.
Aiden W. Tozer did not play with God, and his writings enjoin us not to either. To him, the Christian walk was serious business and in no where else was this seriousness made more manifest than on Mount Calvary. There on that Mount, the greatest sacrifice that would ever be made, was made when the Just and Holy One gave His Life a ransom for many, that He might purify a people, zealous of good works, unto Himself.
This book needed no introduction, yet it has two which I feel are a distraction from what Rev. Tozer was trying to show us. This work did not need anyone to speek for it; the Holy Spirit Himself would bear witness. Nevertheless, this prophet of old's voice rang out against the "cross-less" Christianity he saw in his day, and which has gained in popularity in our day. Throught his simple words you can sense the Holy Spirit pleading with the professing Christian not to be satisfied with dead works, ceremony, sacramentalism, and form, but rather to lay one's life down, take up your/my cross, and follow Him daily; that we would partake of the greatness of the spiritual blessings in Christ Jesus by dying to self.
This book, along with The Pursuit of God, make great resources for one's own devotional life. I promise you as a sinner saved/kept by grace, that your walk with the LORD of ALL will not be the same if you take Tozer's words in these two books seriously.
Nothing but the Cross Jan 3, 2007
This is simply a Great book by a Great author about a Great subject. This book is written for Christians that either want to be inspired or be reminded of the Christian Cross to stir up the passions within one's soul.
A concern was that the writing may be stilted, dated or out of style and therefore a drudgery to read but that was the furtherest from the truth. This book will certainly cause you to view the Cross with a passion that you may never have experienced and I write as a minister with over 30 years experience.
There are 7 sections each with 4 or 5 chapters that stand alone and therefore could be read as a devotional that is dedicated to the Radical Cross.
Chapter titles such as: The Cross is a Radical Thing; No One Wants to Die on a Cross; Coddled or Crucified; Dead in Christ and What Easter is About.
I challenge ANY believer to read this book that would like to have a new fire in their faith because it will be impossible not to be affected with this author's writing and understanding.
This is not a theological book, though there is theology, this is an inspirational book.